BA Global Business

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The BA Global Business program is targeted at assisting marketing executives to make knowledgeable management decisions by providing them with all the necessary knowledge and skills. This course is tailor-made to help you in evaluating business models critically and in applying and adapting them in real life business scenarios. Moreover, this course will help you improve your soft skills including administrative skills, communication skills, and negotiating skills thereby allowing you to face the dynamic challenges that come your way in different business situations.

This program will also assist you in applying the acquired skills and competencies in real-life scenarios by undertaking a research project as a part of the BA Global Business course. You can be sure to not only learn the fundamentals of global business management but also acquire practical experience in applying this knowledge through this course.BA Global Business program is the first step to take if you are eager to develop a career in global business management as this program is tailor-made to instill you with relevant knowledge, skills and experience for pursuing a career in international business management.

About the Program

The program will be delivered over 2-phases. OTHM Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Business Management comes in the first phase of the course. This is awarded by OTHM; an Ofqual regulated awarding body. The BA Global Business program which comes in the second phase and this is offered by our partner IGBS- Global Business School and is awarded by the University of the West of Scotland.

About the University of the West of Scotland (UWS)

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is one of the country’s largest modern universities and aims to have a transformational influence on economic, social and cultural development, both in The United Kingdom and above.

UWS’ Facts & Figures

  • 94% of UWS graduates get employed or further study within 6 months of graduation
  • Ranked fourth most improved UK University in the latest Higher Education Student Experience Survey
  • Top in Scotland for student satisfaction in a range of subjects in the national student survey 2014
  • 4* rating – Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015
  • Ranked 5th in the UK for Education – Times Good University Guide 2014
  • 12th in the Million+ Group of UK Universities
  • Awarded highest rating possible for quality and standards in the 2014 Enhancement-Led Institutional Review
  • Guardian University Award Runner-up 2013 (Facilities)
  • Green Gown Awards 2012 Winner (Ayr Campus)
  • University Student's Association of the Year, NUS Scotland Awards 2013

About ASML

Ascent School of Management is based out at London. We are the prime provider of online Diploma courses at UK with a group of dedicated back office team to support the students and panel of intelligent tutors to help the students with their program since the commencement. We provide the benefit of learning different management courses with a choice of choosing the place and time to study. Since the programs are not class room oriented, you can study them at your own pace. Our courses are accessible 24/7 through our LMS (Learning Management System). You will be guided by a personal Tutor and supported by our back office support team who will give you assistance and advice about your course and assignments.

Learning Outcome

This internationally accepted degree focuses on developing strategic analytical skills, business intuition, and enquiring and adaptive thinking. It reflects the evolving nature of the business and the global challenges facing business leaders. At the end of the course, learners would be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the rigour and validity of published research and identify areas for further investigation.
  • Plan and design a strategic business project in any business area
  • Marshal relevant data, apply appropriate data-analysis techniques and present your findings in a clear and professional manner
  • Critically evaluate research approaches and methods in the context of business and management

Entry Requirements

To get an admission for our BA Global Business (inclusive of OTHM Level 4 and 5 Diploma), students should have any one of the below criteria:

  • Secondary Education equivalent to three GCSE’s and two A Levels, or
  • A good command of English (equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above), or
  • Proof of High School Diploma/Certificate or GED, or
  • Partly qualified in any professional qualification equivalent to an Advanced Diploma with 2 or 3 years of work experience.

Qualification Structure

The BA is of 360 credits which can be acquired through two stages

Stage 1: OTHM Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Business Management

Learners must complete all units in Level 4 and 5 to achieve credits to move on to the BA Top-Up programme.

Unit Ref. No. Unit title Credit GLH TQT
M/616/0694 Research and Academic Writing 20 80 200
M/616/2719 Business Environment 20 80 200
H/616/2720 Introduction to Business Communication 20 80 200
T/616/0695 Introduction to Quantitative Methods 20 80 200
K/616/2721 Introduction to Business Functions 20 80 200
M/616/2722 Introduction to Finance 20 80 200
J/616/3021 Human Resource Management 20 80 200
K/616/3027 Project Management 20 80 200
K/616/3030 Strategic Marketing 20 80 200
T/616/3032 Accounting for Mangers 20 80 200
F/616/3034 Business Law 20 80 200
L/616/3036 Business Ethics 20 80 200

Stage 2: BA – Global Business (Top Up)

This stage consists of 120 credits and can be acquired through a Dissertation or a Business Development Project.

Unit Ref. No. Unit Credit
BAIBM99001 International Business Strategy 20
BAIBM99002 Corporate Social Responsibility & International Management 20
BAIBM99003 Supply Chain Management & International Marketing 20
BAIBM99006 Business Research 30
BAIBM99007 Business Development Project 30


  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations

Career Progression

This online BA degree makes you well prepared for management and administrative roles within a company, with both practical and theoretical knowledge that can be applied in any industry worldwide. Employers highly seek business administration graduates for a wide range of position in a different area.

Completion of this programme will also allow you to apply to progress into higher level awards such as MBA, preparing you to move into senior roles within diverse multi-national organisations, enabling you to develop a higher level of academic knowledge surrounding global business concepts.

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  • Duration18 - 24 Months
  • LanguageEnglish

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